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Infographics: What they are, how to make 'em

Infographics: What they are, how to make 'em

The recent past has seen an explosion online of infographics, many of which are quickly and virally disseminated. In fact, Visual.ly is a whole website devoted to the discipline. The field certainly isn’t new, and lately designers have been able to create some really wonderful infographics by leveraging computers. But what exactly is an infographic, anyway?

Report: Energy Efficiency Could Halve U.S. Greenhouse Gases by 2050

Report: Energy Efficiency Could Halve U.S. Greenhouse Gases by 2050

Energy efficiency investments can provide up to half the greenhouse gas emissions reductions most scientists say are needed between now and the year 2050 to avert the worst effects of climate change, finds a new report from the nonprofit and independent American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, ACEEE.